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Uncertain then, irrelevant now

Uncertainty in estimates of the effects of aerosols on climate stems from poor knowledge of the past, pristine atmosphere — so getting a better understanding of these effects might not be as useful as was thought. See Article p.67

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Figure 1: Climate forcing by tropospheric aerosols and carbon dioxide.

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